Tips / How-to’s

Achieving Maximum Hourly Output from Your Juicer

Let’s start with a single question quiz: Amy needs to produce 40 bottles of juice. Her commercial juicer is rated to produce a maximum of 40 bottles of juice per hour. She is juicing by herself. How long will it take her to make the juice from start to finish? A. 30 minutes B. 1…

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How To Store Produce for Juice

Should I store all of my produce for juice in the refrigerator? This is a common question from both the at-home juicer (especially when preparing for a juice cleanse) and the commercial juicer. Where I find most of the confusion lies is with the fact that not all produce REQUIRES refrigeration in order to stay…

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Adding Pureed Fruit to Your Fresh Juice Recipes (Why & How-To)

If you’ve ever tried juicing a mushy (or un-juiceable) fruit only to end up with a tough-to-drink mess, this guide is for you. We often get asked about juicing fruits like mangoes, kiwis, berries, and peaches. People are used to seeing these fruits in the “juices” that are found on the supermarket shelves. These  blended…

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The 10 Best Vegetables for Juicing

Making green juice, vegetable juice or fruit juice with vegetables? Then you need to know which veggies are best for juicing. This list contains the most nutritious vegetables you should include in your juice recipes. At the end, we’ll list a few veggies that you should NOT juice. Let’s dive right in to the healthiest…

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Keeping Juice Fresh – Time and Temperature Abuse

I was in LA back in 2015, and my friend Adam was visiting from Australia to do some research about the juicing industry. I organized a factory tour for us of what was (at the time) the fastest growing, potentially most recognizable brand of cold-pressed juice in LA. I won’t mention the name, but let’s…

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5 Tips for Starting a Juice Business

Opening a juice business seems pretty straight forward. You make juice, and you sell it. Easy money. Well, there are some things you need to figure out before everything can be open and operating. After working with hundreds of new juice companies, I have compiled a short list of tips and resources that will keep…

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Cold-Pressed Juice Bar Business Plans: The 4 Basic Models

If you’re looking for a juice bar business plan, you’ve come to the right place. In this article, I’ll go over the four basic business models for a cold-pressed juice bar / business: Delivery Only Retail Juice Bar Wholesale* Combination *Technically not a juice bar business, but worth considering. I will give a high level…

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Cold-Pressed Juice Bar Equipment List & Kitchen Layout

This article covers some of the most important aspects of starting a juice business. Click a section to skip to it: Juice Bar & Kitchen Layout Infographics Kitchen Flow Juice Bar Equipment List Total Cost of Equipment Using a Commissary Kitchen This article has been updated (originally published September 8th, 2016). How to Design a…

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Juice Bar Regulations: 7 Tips to Help You Navigate the Health Department

When first getting into the business of food and beverage, it can be somewhat intimidating when you think about dealing with local juice bar regulations and the health department. The good news is that the health department is usually pretty helpful and will either answer your questions or point you in the right direction to…

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How to Pick a Ripe Watermelon

Enduring a long quest to find the sweetest, ripe, and overall perfect fruits can be a challenge. Watermelon is the perfect year-round sweet and juicy treat, but how do you pick the best one? To help you avoid awkwardly long pauses in the produce section, today we’re sharing a few tips for selecting the perfectly…

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How to Pick a Ripe Pineapple

Pineapples are truly one of the hardest fruits to figure out. Are they ripe? Too ripe? Or not ripe enough? It can be quite a gamble picking a pineapple in the produce section, which is why you’ll often find people with confused looks in front of the pineapples at the grocery store. To pick the…

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5 Must-Read Juice Tips & Recipes for Beginners

Paying close attention to what you’re putting into your body is one of the foundational elements of health. That’s why juicing is perfect for those who are looking to make a positive change in their lifestyle. When making your own juice, you have full control over what you’re putting into your body. Not only is…

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